Monthly Archives: August 2011

Thinking

IMG_1203, originally uploaded by leyaevelyn. I still think a lot about Jack Layton dying. It still feels very sad. He was such an enthusiastic Canadian, interested in helping people. He could have done so much more, had he lived longer. … Continue reading

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Sad

It’s very sad to hear about Jack Layton’s death this morning. His heart, his mind, his words and actions were strong. The body went. He recently wrote a letter to Canadians to be read on the event of his death. … Continue reading

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Fish and chips

Sexy fish and chips, originally uploaded by leyaevelyn. After coming home from my interlude on the North Shore, I went to a birthday dinner party for an artist friend. It was at the local Lion’s Head bar. The person sitting … Continue reading

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Brule, NS

Brule, NS, originally uploaded by leyaevelyn. Lila and I spent a few days on the North Shore of Nova Scotia, in beautiful Brule. There were two other Portuguese Water Dogs there and Lila didn’t stop moving, running, playing, swimming, except … Continue reading

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Waiting it out, deer

This morning, frustrated as I couldn’t get into my studio because the electrician was here to fix my outdoor lights which haven’t worked right for several years, I decided to work on the small black and white canvases I had … Continue reading

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About aging

IMG_1289, originally uploaded by leyaevelyn. When I was painting yesterday morning, I heard a replay, on CBC, of a documentary about older people playing in an orchestra. I’d heard the story in April and was glad to hear it again. … Continue reading

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Sailing on the Arm

Sailing on the Arm, originally uploaded by leyaevelyn. Of course it has been cold and rainy since we went sailing Monday. But it did give me a lot of motivation to get back into my studio. I didn’t need much. … Continue reading

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